Posts Tagged ‘Prince William County’

District Line Daily: D.C.’s Most Dangerous Intersections

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If you're driving through Washington, you might want to avoid New York Ave. and Florida Ave. [...]

The Needle: Nofall

Snowed Out: The snowfall that was predicted for today isn't showing up after all, but the weather will still remain overcast and gray. -5
Hell Of A Drug: A Prince William County teen was suspended this week for bringing old Pencillin pills to school. -2

More on Why Words Matter: The Examiner Says D.C. Suburbs Are Becoming “Ghettos”

Since it's been established here, here, and here that terminology matters, it seems worth pointing out the screaming language on the front page of the Washington Examiner yesterday: "Suburban dreams turn into ghettoes." The headline inside the paper said: "Foreclosure crisis creating suburban slums."
The story by Bill Myers and David Sherfinski began:
Two years of economic [...]

Public Transit Woes: How Safe Are We?

When it comes to public transportation, residents of the greater Washington area are relatively fortunate.  Metro trains and buses come with relative frequency, they are clean (for the most part), and they can accommodate the masses of commuters and tourists that congregate in this city.  But since Saturday, four people have died at local transit [...]